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The Artists’ Cottage

The Artists’ Cottage provides accomodation
for visiting artists and their families.

This 3 Bedroom, newly renovated Georgian sandstone Cottage (C. 1840) is owned by Salamanca Arts Centre is centrally located in historic Battery Point, and within walking distance to Salamanca Place.

Artists can apply for inclusion in SAC’s Arts Residency Program, with dates not required by the Program available to Artists / Arts Organisation or non-artists.


Artists for 2021 / 2022 include:

October / November 2021 : Carmen Keates (Queensland)
December 2021 / January 2022 : Lada Dedic (New South Wales)
January 2022 : Joanna Pinkiewicz (Tasmania)
February 2022 : Carmen Keates (Queensland)
March 2022 : Sarah Rayner (Queensland)
mid April – mid June 2022 : Laura Wills (South Australia)
June / July 2022 : Justine Wake (Queensland)
October 2022 : Mark O’Flynn (New South Wales)
November / December 2022 : Rhys Cousins (Victoria)
(dates TBC) : Antonia Selbach (Victoria)

Artists for 2023 include:

January 2023 : Lorna Quinn (Victoria)
(dates TBC) : Anita Phillips (Western Australia)
(dates TBC) : Josephine Wilson (Western Australia) + Mirandi Riwoe (Queensland)


Self-Funded Arts Residency Program

In 2021, Salamanca Arts Centre launched a new refined Self-Funded Arts Residency Program for the Artists’ Cottage, with the aim of providing a Residency location a little closer to home in a time when International Residencies are not possible.

The Self-Funded Arts Residency Program will consist of a maximum of 12 Residencies per year and is open to artists of all disciplines (including writers, performers, musicians and visual artists) for either solo or collaborative / multi-artist Residencies.

For more information on the Artists’ Cottage and the Self-Funded Arts Residency Program, please DOWNLOAD the Information Kit (PDF).

Artists may apply for 3 x Residency Length options:

  • OPTION #1 :  3 x Weeks  | $590 per Week | TOTAL $1,770*
  • OPTION #2 :  7 x Weeks  | $590 per Week | TOTAL $4,130*
  • OPTION #3 :  11 x Weeks | $590 per Week | TOTAL $6,490*

Please contact the Venues Manager via email for more detailed information on the Artists’ Cottage.

APPLICATIONS FOR THIS RESIDENCY PERIOD (2021 – 2022) HAVE NOW CLOSED. 


Next Call for Applications

If you are interested in applying for a Self-Funded Arts Residency at the Artists Cottage for dates from January 2023 onwards please register your details via the ALERT ME Online Form and you will be contacted as soon as the next Call for Applications opens.

Information for Artists & Arts Organisations

The Artists’ Cottage may be available for Artists and Arts Organisations for Short Term Accomodation during periods when the Cottage is not in use for the Self-Funded Arts Residency Program.

**Date availability for Artist / Arts Organisation bookings to be released upon confirmation of Self-Funded Arts Residency dates. Available dates will be posted below**

Hire Rates for Artists & Arts Organisations
(see costs for Self-Funded Arts Residencies above)

Individual Artists:
First Night $300
 (includes $150 Cleaning Fee)
Each Additional Night $150 per night

Arts Organisations (non- Government Funded):
First Night $350 (includes $150 Cleaning Fee)
Each Additional Night $200 per night

Arts Organisations (Government Funded):
First Night $400 (includes $150 Cleaning Fee)
Each Additional Night $250 per night

Please contact the Venues Manager via email for more detailed information on the Venue Hire Rates and charges associated with the hire of the Artists’ Cottage.


Information for Others

The Artists’ Cottage may be available for the public to hire (non-Artists) during periods when the Cottage is not in use for Self-Funded Arts Residencies or by other Artists / Arts Organisations.
Discounted rates do not apply – rates are as per stated on AirBnB.

To check date availability and request a booking as a non-Artist please proceed via AirBnB


Image credit: Kim Jaeger

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